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The Saint Maximin BASILICA

A highly recommended visit, this magnificent Basilic 5 kms from us There is normally adequate free parking adjacent to the gardens, below the convent.
A Short History :
This is the largestGothic edifice in the SE of France. Its construction was ordered by Charles 2nd of Anjou.Count of Provence and King of Naples and Sicily, to house the relics of Saint Marie Madeleine, and lasted approximately 3 centuries. The Basilica comprises an apse and two subsidiary apses (absidioles), a high great nave and sixteen vaulted chapels. Its dimensions are greater than the normal Dominican churches in the region.;

For more information on the history of St Maximim visit : Provence Verte:


The Marseille and Cassis creeks These beautiful rocky inlets comprise a classified site of some 4000 hectares (about 20 kms by 4 kms ) and are the result of centuries of erosion into the steep limestone cliffs that plunge down into the azure blue waters of the Mediterranean. Visit on foot or by pleasure boat .

The Gorges of Verdon

The gorges are unique in Europe, and one of the major tourist centres in Provence. Discover this magnificent natural area with its multitude of adventure activities ; hiking, rock climbing, rafting, boating, canoeing etc..

The Tourist Office between the basilica and the convent hotel in St Maximim will advise you on our local indoor and outdoor events, including concerts and recitals in the basilica – don’t miss the wonderful organ.

La provence verte
centralise toutes les manifestations dans tous les villages de la région
pour la date souhaitée, vous pouvez organiser votre voyage en fonction des ces activités.



La Lezardiere
Chambre d'hôte - Seillons srce d'argens